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Convicted mass murderer sentenced to life

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Convicted mass murderer Jacob Shaffer will spend the rest of his life in jail without parole. Convicted mass murderer Jacob Shaffer will spend the rest of his life in jail without parole.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Convicted mass murderer Jacob Shaffer will spend the rest of his life in jail without parole.

A judge handed down the sentence Tuesday morning. Shaffer apologized for his actions and asked forgiveness.

He also waived his right to appeal. A jury found him guilty of capital murder Monday during his mini-trial.

Shaffer pleaded guilty to killing Sidney Dempsey in Huntsville. He also admitted killing five people in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

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